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Edward Latessa

Title: Professor and Director
Office: 660U TEACHER-DYER
Tel: 513-556-5836
Email: edward.latessa@uc.edu

Edward J. Latessa received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1979 and is Director and Professor of the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati.  Dr. Latessa has published over 150 works in the area of criminal justice, corrections, and juvenile justice.  He is co-author of eight books including What Works (and Doesn’t) in Reducing Recidivism, Corrections in the Community, and Corrections in America.  Professor Latessa has directed over 150 funded research projects including studies of day reporting centers, juvenile justice programs, drug courts, prison programs, intensive supervision programs, halfway houses, and drug programs. He and his staff have also assessed over 600 correctional programs throughout the United States, and he has provided assistance and workshops in forty-eight states.  Dr. Latessa served as President of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (1989-90). He has also received several awards including; Marguerite Q. Warren and Ted B. Palmer Differential Intervention Award presented by the Division of Corrections and Sentencing of the American Society of Criminology (2010), Outstanding Community Partner Award from the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (2010), Maud Booth Correctional Services Award in recognition of dedicated service and leadership presented by the Volunteers of America (2010), Community Hero Award presented by Community Resources for Justice, (2010), the Bruce Smith Award for outstanding contributions to criminal justice by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (2010), the George Beto Scholar, College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, (2009), the Mark Hatfield Award for Contributions in public policy research by The Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University (2008), the Outstanding Achievement Award by the National Juvenile Justice Court Services Association (2007), the August Vollmer Award from the American Society of Criminology (2004), the Simon Dinitz Criminal Justice Research Award from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (2002), the Margaret Mead Award for dedicated service to the causes of social justice and humanitarian advancement by the International Community Corrections Association (2001), the Peter P. Lejins Award for Research from the American Correctional Association (1999); ACJS Fellow Award (1998); ACJS Founders Award (1992); and the Simon Dinitz award by the Ohio Community Corrections Organization.  In 2013 he was identified as one of the most innovative people in criminal justice by a national survey conducted by the Center for Court Innovation in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Education

  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1979 (Public Administration, Dissertation: Intensive Probation: An Evaluation of the Incarceration Diversion Unit).
  • M.A., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1977 (Public Administration).
  • B.S., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1976 (Humanities Education).

Research Information

Research Support

  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Consulting, Training, Development and Evaluation Services, Funded by the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $607,126. 2008.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Ohio's Reentry Services, Funded by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. $150,000. 2008.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Training on EBP Phase II, Funded by the Resource Company. $125,000. 2008.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation and Training for San Francisco Juvenile Probation Department, Funded by Morris Associates. $69,000. 2008.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Intermediate Sanctions, Funded by the Franklin County (Ohio) Juvenile Court. $25,000. 2008.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Development of Training Curriculum, Funded by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. $12,000. 2008.
  • (Co-Principle Investigator), Evaluation of the MSAT Program, Funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. $109,000. 2007.
  • (PI), Evaluation of the SAMI Program, Funded by Talbert House. $50,000. 2007.
  • (PI), Consulting and Evaluation Services, Funded by the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $320,465. 2007.
  • (PI), Development of Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Centers, Funded by the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $100,000. 2007.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., ODYS training assessment and classification FY2008, Ohio Department of Youth Services. $420,465. 2007.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Lighthouse youth services GA FY2008, Lighthouse Youth Service, Inc. $18,000. 2007.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Process and Outcome Evaluation of juvenile drug courts program, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. $1,144,833. 2007.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Cuyahoga County family court evaluation 2008, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court. $73,080. 2007.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Reentry Evaluation, Development of Assessment and Classification, and Training, Ohio Department of Youth Services. $352,600. 2006.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Development of an Ohio Risk Assessment Tool, Office of Criminal Justice Services and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. $300,000. 2006.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Ohio’s Halfway Houses and Community Based Correctional Facilities, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. $245,000. 2006.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Cuyahoga County Juvenile Drug Court Enhancement Plan. $72,210. 2006.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Family Drug Court Treatment Program Evaluation.. $219,000. 2006.
  • Latessa, E.J., Assessment of Juvenile Justice Systems to Maximize Effectiveness of Resources, Montgomery County, Virginia.. $48,000. 2006.
  • (PI), Evaluation of Adult Reentry, Funded by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. $150,000. 2006.
  • (PI), Reentry Evaluation, Development of Assessment and Classification Process, and Training, Funded by the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $409,345. 2006.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Community Corrections Centers, Parolees, and Recidivism: An Investigation into the Characteristics of Effective Reentry Programs in Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. $230,449. 2005.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Indiana’s Alcohol and Drug Programs., Indiana Judicial Center. $79,000. 2005.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Training and Consultation on the Juvenile Detention Alternative Program for Maine, Volunteers of America Northern New England. $31,900. 2005.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Montgomery County’s Juvenile Drug Court Program, Montgomery County, OH.. $35,000. 2005.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Statewide Evaluation of Ohio’s Children and Family Reentry Initiative, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. $125,000. 2005.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Elkhart County Community Corrections Programs, Elkhart County. $44,662. 2005.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Idaho’s Drug Courts., Idaho Supreme Court. $115,000. 2005.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., RECLAIM Conference and Training, Ohio Department of Youth Services. $341,554. 2005.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Implementation and Monitoring of the Youth Care System at Marion Juvenile Correctional Facility, Ohio Department of Youth Services. $198,000. 2004.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Bartholomew County (Indiana) Corrections System. $38,503. 2004.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Training, Workshops, and Program Assessments for the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $384,050. 2004.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Ohio’s RECLAIM programs., Ohio Department of Youth Services. $100,000. 2004.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Cost-Benefit Analysis of Ohio’s Drug Courts., Office of Criminal Justice Services. $105,470. 2004.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluating Ohio’s Drug Courts, Funded by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. $130,000. 2004.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Research on Best Practices, Maine Commission to Improve the Sentencing, Supervision, Management, and Incarceration of Prisoners. $55,000. 2003.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Ohio’s Community Correctional Programs, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. $100,000. 2003.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Ingham County (Michigan) Juvenile Corrections System. $55,799. 2003.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Summer Training Institute on Substance Abuse and Criminal Conduct for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons. $40,000. 2003.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Montgomery County (Dayton) STOP program. $35,000. 2002.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Grant County, Indiana Community Corrections Planning Grant. $35,000. 2002.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Vanderburgh County, Indiana Community Corrections Planning Grant. $35,000. 2002.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Summer Training Institute on Substance Abuse and Criminal Conduct for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons. $65,000. 2002.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Halfway House and Community-Based Correctional Facility Research Study, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. $100,000. 2001.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Youth Care System, Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Office of Youth Development through G&G Consultants, Inc. $42,500. 2001.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Idaho’s Drug Courts, Idaho Supreme Court. $40,000. 2001.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Training on the Level of Service Inventory-Revised, Funded by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. $99,000. 2001.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Program Evaluation Enhancement Project: CPAI Evaluation of Ohio Programs, Funded by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. $109,039. 2000.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Training on the Level of Service Inventory-Revised, Funded by the Idaho Department of Corrections. $30,000. 2000.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Cognitive Treatment, Funded by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. $197,937. 2000.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Assessment of Correctional Programs in Oklahoma, Funded by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. $45,379. 2000.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Ohio’s Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program Outcome Evaluation (in collaboration with the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services), Funded by the National Institute of Justice. $99,861. 2000.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Training, Workshops, and Program Assessments for the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $144,575. 1999.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Drug Courts: Research, Development, and Data Collection, Funded by the Ohio Supreme Court. $62,660. 1999.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Classification and Evaluation Services for the Hamilton County Juvenile Court. $62,000. 1999.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Classification Training and Evaluation Services for Alvis House Inc. $18,000. 1999.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Case Classification for Juvenile Corrections: An Evaluation of the Youthful Level of Service Inventory, Funded by the National Institute of Justice. $187,437. 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Drug Free State Demonstration Projects in the United States., Funded by the National Institute of Corrections. $299,698. 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Classification/Assessment Training and Support for the Hamilton County Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Project, Funded by Hamilton County. $34,000. 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Drug Court Program, Funded by Cuyahoga County. $14,498. 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Case Classification in Community Corrections: A National Survey of the State of the Art, Funded by the National Institute of Justice. $59,559. 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Ohio’s Community Correctional Facilities for Youthful Offenders, Funded by the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $60,000. 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Juvenile Programs in Ohio Using the Correctional Program Assessment Inventory, Funded by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. $39,106. 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Training on the Youthful Level of Service Inventory to Court Staff, Funded by the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $34,761. 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of a School-based Intervention Program (Project Oasis), Funded by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. $29,964. 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Development and Maintenance of Ohio Community Corrections Management Information System, Funded by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. $173,000. 1997.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Process Evaluation of Ohio’s Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program (in collaboration with the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services), Funded by the National Institute of Justice. $59,900. 1997.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Follow-up Study of the Turning Point Program for Habitual Drunk Drivers, Funded by Talbert House, Inc. $4,280. 1997.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Ohio&39;s Drug Court, Funded by the Ohio Supreme Court. $113,646. 1997.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of a Multiple DUI Intervention Program for the Clermont County TASC Program. $16,556. 1997.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of First Time Juvenile Detainees, Funded by the Hamilton County Juvenile Court. $4,750. 1997.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of RECLAIM Ohio, Funded by the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $124,841. 1996.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Violence Prevention and Literacy, Funded by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. total funding 1996-98: $97,899. 1996 to 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Butler County Drug Court., Funded by the Butler County ADAS Board. $7,477. 1996.
  • (Pi), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation Services., Funded by CareUnit Inc.. $14,000. 1996.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Development of Comprehensive Community Corrections Plans for the following counties in Ohio: Adams, Clark, Clermont, Crawford, Hamilton, Hardin, Huron, Licking, Lorain, Lucas, Marion, Mercer, Miami, Pickaway and Wyandot. $268,000. 1996.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Test, Modify, and Retest: An Agenda for Evaluating ISPs, Joint Project with the American Probation and Parole Association, Funded by the National Institute of Justice. $249,925 total; UC share $99,925. 1995.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation the Day Treatment and Wrap-Around Services for Severely Behaviorally Handicapped Children, Funded by Talbert House and Beech Acres. total funding 1995-2000: $125,000. 1995 to 2000.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Impact of Ohio&39;s Community Corrections Programs, Funded by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. $59,699. 1995.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Impact of Ohio&39;s Community Based Correctional Facilities, Funded by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. $49,361. 1995.
  • (Pi), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation Services, Funded by Talbert House Inc.. total funding 1995-2000: $280,000. 1995 to 2002.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Department of Human Services Children&39;s Services Substance Abuse Collaborative, Funded by Talbert House and the Hamilton County ADAS Board. $18,974. 1995.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of RECLAIM Ohio Pilot Projects, Funded by the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $54,831. 1995.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Aftercare & Mentoring Services for the Community Corrections Partnership Program, Funded by Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. total funding 1995-97: $93,356. 1995.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of ADEPT Drug Treatment Program and the Hamilton County Drug Court, Funded by Talbert House Inc.. $20,000. 1995.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Paint Creek Youth Center, Funded by New Life Youth Services. total funding 1994-1998: $52,495. 1994 to 1998.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Ohio’s Pilot Day Reporting Centers, Funded by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. $108,204. 1994.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Extended Treatment Program, Funded by Talbert House Inc.. $5,819. 1994.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the RECLAIM Ohio Pilot Project for Clermont County Juvenile Court, Funded by Clermont County and the Ohio Department of Youth Services. $24,000. 1994.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., The Extent and Sources of NCAA Rule Infractions, Funded by the NCAA. $23,371. 1993.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Community Residential Treatment Programs of Talbert House, Funded by Talbert House Inc.. $3,983. 1993.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of Youth at Risk, Funded by Youth Opportunities United. $8,528. 1993.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of New Life Youth Services Inc., Funded by New Youth Service Inc.. $5,892. 1993.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Research/Pilot Project for Shared Living Housing of Homeless Ex-Convicts in Cincinnati, Funded by the University Program Advisory Committee. $15,000. 1992.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the Community Corrections Partnership Program for Diverted Minority Youth.. $125,792. 1991.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Study of the Impact of Technology on Prisons, Funded by the National Institute of Corrections. $199,955. 1986.
  • (PI), Latessa, E.J., Evaluation of the College Hill Crime Prevention Project, Funded by the City of Cincinnati. $2,500. 1983.
  • (Co-PI), Latessa, E.J., An Evaluation of Ohio&39;s Serious Juvenile Initiative, Funded by the State of Ohio, Department of Economic and Community Development. $148,970. 1983.
  • (Acting Project Director), Parole in the United States: An Assessment, Study conducted at San Jose State University, Funded by the National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, LEAA. $149,137. 1979.
  • (Graduate Fellow), Program for the Study of Crime and Delinquency, The Ohio State University, Office of Criminal Justice Education and Training, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. $9,157. 1979.
  • (Project Director), Citizens' Crime Reporting Project. Program for the Study of Crime and Delinquency, The Ohio State University. $3,500. 1978.
  • Project DTIMS (Directive Training Instructional Management Systems). Title: Computer Applications Supervisor. Duties included supervising all computer product development and application activities., Faculty for Exceptional Children, The Ohio State University. 1977 to 1979.
  • (Graduate Research Associate), Critical Issues in Adult Probation: An Assessment, Man-to-Man Associates: An Evaluation, Ohio Criminal Justice Manpower Survey: A Statistical Compendium of Crime Rates, Demographic Characteristics and Projected Demand for Law Enforcement, Program for the Study of Crime and Delinquency, The Ohio State University. 1976 to 1078.
  • (Research Assistant), Faculty for Exceptional Children, The Ohio State University. 1974 to 1975.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher, A System Wide Risk/Need Assessment and Classification Process, Department of Justice. (2005-JG-EOR-6269), $250,000.00. 08/01/2006 to 06/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher, Community Corrections Centers, Parolees, and Recidivism: An Investigation into the Characteristics of Effective Reentry Programs in Pennsylvania, Department of Justice. (2004/2005-DS/JG-19/06-16505), $330,401.00. 08/01/2006 to 12/31/2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher, Evaluation of Ohio's Community Based Correctional Facilities and Half-Way House Programs, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. (415-018), $245,000.00. 08/01/2006 to 08/31/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, ODYS Training, Assessment and Classification, Department of Justice. (7AS290), $409,345.00. 07/01/2006 to 06/30/2007. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Mental Illness and Substance Abuse: An Evaluation of a SAMI Case Management Program, Talbert House. (SRS 000253), $50,000.00. 10/01/2006 to 09/30/2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Children of Incarcerated Parents: Breaking the Cycle, Administration for Children and Families. (OSP 05-175), $50,000.00. 08/25/2004 to 06/30/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Support for Training and Program Assessments, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (6AS150), $276,254.00. 07/01/2005 to 06/30/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Latessa, Edward; Schwartz, John, Evaluation Services Graduate Assistant, Talbert House. (OSP05185), $83,500.00. 07/01/2005 to 06/30/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Examining Idaho's Drug Courts: Outcomes and Issues, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. (OSP 06111), $115,000.00. 07/01/2005 to 12/30/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Children of Incarcerated Parents: Breaking the Cycle, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. (OSP 06106), $125,000.00. 07/01/2005 to 06/30/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Assessment of Juvenile Justice Systems to Maximize Effectiveness of Resources, Office of Justice Programs. (06-31), $48,823.00. 04/01/2006 to 12/31/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Cuyahoga County Family Court Process and Outcome Evaluation, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. (SRS 000515), $145,160.00. 07/01/2005 to 06/30/2007. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Cost Benefit Analysis of Drug Courts, Department of Justice. (2003-DG-F0R-7151/3), $105,470.00. 01/01/2004 to 12/31/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Department of Youth Services Training and Program Evaluation 2003-2005, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (B1016), $423,414.00. 07/01/2003 to 06/30/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Ohio's Community Corrections Act Program, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. (Contract 415-005-1), $118,000.00. 10/15/2003 to 01/01/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluate the Enhanced Services of the Montgomery County Juvenile Court, Montgomery County Common Pleas Court. (500369), $30,000.00. 07/01/2004 to 08/31/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Federal Bureau of Prisons Training Institute, Bureau of Prisons. (DJBCOB44D30003), $16,124.00. 04/01/2004 to 07/31/2004. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluate the Bartholomew County Community Corrections System, Bartholomew County, Indiana. (NCE), $38,503.00. 06/01/2004 to 06/30/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, A Statewide, Multi-Site Outcome Evaluation of Indiana's Drug Court Programs, Indiana Judicial Center. (OSP 06115), $79,001.00. 01/01/2005 to 09/30/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluate Elkhart County Community Corrections System, Elkhart County Community Corrections. (OSP 05162), $44,662.00. 08/01/2005 to 05/31/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Reclaim Ohio Conference 2005, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (2003-JC-C00-6019), $104,154.00. 03/01/2005 to 09/30/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Graduate Assistant Project, Talbert House. (OSP 05168), $45,000.00. 06/01/2002 to 05/31/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Graduate Assistant Project, Talbert House. (OSP 05169), $9,720.00. 03/28/2005 to 11/30/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher, Children of Incarcerated Parents: Breaking the Cycle, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. (403-099), $150,000.00. 07/01/2006 to 06/30/2007. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Drug Court Evaluation, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (OSP 01172-NCE), $10,000.00. 06/15/2001 to 02/15/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of Drug Courts in Idaho, Office of Justice Programs. (OSP 02171/1), $40,000.00. 10/01/2001 to 09/30/2003. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Halfway House and Community Based Correctional Facility Research Study, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. (Contract No. 0A02017), $100,000.00. 01/29/2002 to 07/31/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Training and Program Assessments, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (B-226-4), $29,837.00. 12/04/2001 to 06/30/2003. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, The Youth Care System Evaluation, Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. (OPS02143-3), $42,500.00. 01/01/2002 to 06/30/2003. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Federal Bureau of Prisons Training Institute, Bureau of Prisons. (NCE), $70,000.00. 04/15/2002 to 06/30/2003. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, DataBase Assistance, Talbert House. (010202), $5,000.00. 01/01/2002 to 06/30/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Grant County, Indiana Community Corrections Program, Grant County. (OSP03101), $34,998.00. 07/01/2002 to 12/31/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Corrections Institute, Ohio Board of Regents. (IF-11), $175,000.00. 07/01/2002 to 06/30/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Vanderburgh County Community Corrections System Evaluation, Vanderburgh County Community Corrections. (NCE), $35,000.00. 08/30/2002 to 03/31/2003. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Secure Transitional Offender Program, Montgomery County Common Pleas Court. (Resolution 02-1763), $35,000.00. 02/14/2003 to 08/31/2004. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Federal Bureau of Prisons Training Institute 2003, Bureau of Prisons. (C0B34E10032), $40,000.00. 03/26/2003 to 06/30/2003. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Ingham County Juvenile Corrections System Study, Ingham County. (OSP03139), $55,799.00. 05/01/2003 to 09/30/2003. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation Protocol Development, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (1999-DG-PEI-7388-4), $109,039.00. 07/01/2000 to 12/31/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Youthful Level of Service Inventory Training, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (OSP 00116), $16,500.00. 09/06/1999 to 09/30/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of the 7th District of Indiana Juvenile Drug Court Program, Office of Justice Programs. (OSP 00159), $12,500.00. 04/01/1999 to 08/31/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Youthful Level of Service Inventory Training, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (OSP 00162), $2,875.00. 02/01/2000 to 02/29/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program in Ohio, National Institute of Justice. (OSP-00164-NCE), $99,861.00. 05/01/2000 to 06/30/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Youthful Level of Service Inventory Training, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (OSP 00166), $2,875.00. 04/01/2000 to 04/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Oklahoma Correctional Program Assessment Inventory Project, Oklahoma Department of Corrections. (TO65551), $45,400.00. 04/01/2000 to 09/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of Cognitive Treatment Programs, Office of Justice Programs. (2000-DG-COR-0068), $66,978.00. 01/01/2001 to 12/31/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Youthful Level of Service Inventory Training, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (OSP00182), $2,875.00. 06/01/2000 to 06/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Youthful Level of Service Inventory Training, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (OSP00183), $2,875.00. 06/01/2000 to 06/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Youthful Level of Service Inventory Training, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (OSP 00186), $2,875.00. 05/01/2000 to 05/31/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Drug Courts: Research Development and Data Collection, Office of Justice Programs. (OCS 97-09-year 2), $62,660.00. 05/01/1999 to 05/31/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Drug Courts: Resesarch Development and Data Collection, Office of Justice Programs. (OSP 00189), $108,189.00. 06/01/2000 to 12/31/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Effectiveness of Ohio's Drug Courts, Office of Justice Programs. (2000-DG-PEI-7375), $131,755.00. 01/01/2001 to 12/31/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of Cognitive Treatment, Office of Justice Programs. (2001-DG-COR-0068), $63,978.00. 01/01/2002 to 12/31/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher, Evaluation of MIDAS Life Skills Program, Department of Education. (SP1161000337), $109,739.00. 05/21/2007 to 12/31/2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of Felony Offender Community Corrections Program, Hamilton County Juvenile Court. (BMC - FY98), $150,802.00. 04/01/1991 to 08/31/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Talbert House Research Assistance, Talbert House. (OSP 05167), $122,000.00. 06/01/1995 to 06/30/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of A Multiple DUI Intervention Program, Clermont County. (TASC -97), $16,556.00. 01/01/1997 to 07/01/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Examination of the Effectiveness of the Paint Creek Youth Center, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. $27,111.00. 01/01/1998 to 12/31/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Effectiveness of Drug Interdiction Strategies Employed by State Drug Interdiction Projects, National Institute of Corrections. (99K45GII4), $299,698.00. 10/15/1998 to 10/14/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Community Correction Information Systems Database, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. (NCE), $56,000.00. 07/01/1998 to 06/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Youthful Level of Service Inventory Training for the Hamilton County Department of Pretrial Services, Hamilton County Pretrial Services. (756), $35,200.00. 09/01/1998 to 08/31/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Provide Training, Research, and Technical Assistance to the Hamilton County Juvenile Court, Hamilton County Juvenile Court. (OSP99168), $62,964.00. 01/01/1999 to 12/31/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of Cognitive Treatment Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (99-DG-G02-0068), $66,978.00. 01/01/2000 to 12/31/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Correctional Program Assessment Inventory and Program Assessments, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (S015-7), $145,225.00. 06/01/1999 to 06/30/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, ODYS Training Assessment and Classification FY2008, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (8AS760), $470,465.00. 07/01/2007 to 06/30/2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Lighthouse Youth Services GA FY 2008, Lighthouse Youth Services, Inc.. (SRS 005092), $18,000.00. 10/01/2007 to 09/30/2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher; Smith, Paula, Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts Program, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (2007-DC-BX-0016), $1,144,833.00. 07/01/2007 to 12/31/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher; Smith, Paula, Cuyahoga County Family Court Evaluation 2008, National Institute of Mental Health. (SRS 005257), $73,080.00. 09/30/2007 to 09/29/2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Assessing Juvenile Justice Programs in Rural Virginia, Department of Justice. (SRS 5512), $42,032.00. 01/01/2008 to 06/30/2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher; Smith, Paula, Children of Incarcerated Parents: Breaking the Cycle, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. (DRC01-000043443), $150,000.00. 07/01/2007 to 06/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher; Smith, Paula, DYS FY 2009 Training and Research Contract, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (DYS FY09), $436,863.00. 07/01/2008 to 06/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Lucas County Juvenile Drug Court and Family Court Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families. (SRS 005752), $45,000.00. 01/01/2008 to 12/31/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Indiana Adult And Juvenile Risk Assessment Tool, Indiana Judicial Center. (SRS 005757), $447,000.00. 05/29/2008 to 06/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Schwartz, John, Evaluation Of The Franklin County Sanctions Grid, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (SRS 005908), $25,000.00. 06/23/2008 to 06/30/2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Lighthouse GA FY 2009, Lighthouse Youth Services, Inc.. (SRS 005919), $18,000.00. 10/01/2008 to 09/30/2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Children of Incarcerated Parents: Breaking the Cycle, FY09, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. (SRS 005989), $150,000.00. 07/01/2008 to 06/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Graduate Assistant for Expansion and Enhancement of Services for Hamilton County Drug Court, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. (SRS 006023), $44,375.00. 12/15/2008 to 11/30/2011. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Technical Assistance to Lucas County CCF, Department of Justice. (SRS 006121), $60,000.00. 03/01/2009 to 06/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Cuyahoga County Family Drug Court 2009, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. (5H79T1017560-04), $37,378.63. 09/30/2008 to 09/29/2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Community Control as an Alternative to Secure Detention, Department of Justice. (2006-JJ-DMC-0210), $80,010.00. 08/01/2009 to 09/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Train the Trainer for Cognitive Behavioral Units, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (2006 (2007) - JB-016-B063), $80,000.00. 05/01/2009 to 09/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Division of Youth Services 2010 Service Contract, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (0AS1700), $539,100.00. 07/01/2009 to 06/30/2011. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, ODRC ORAS Training and Validation Contract, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. (415-10-0191), $1,812,494.10. 09/01/2009 to 06/30/2014. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Lighthouse Youth Services GA FY 2010, Lighthouse Youth Services, Inc.. (SRS 006531), $19,500.00. 10/01/2009 to 04/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Program Evaluation Richmond Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (SRS 006650), $45,000.00. 12/01/2009 to 06/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Workforce Assistance Program, Department of Labor. (TAATC - Schuchmann), $36,470.00. 03/29/2010 to 06/18/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Proposal to Evaluate the Effectiveness of the Effective Practices for Community Supervision (EPICS) Model in Ohio, Department of Justice. (2009-JG-E0R-6699), $105,421.00. 01/01/2010 to 06/30/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Technical Assistance to Erie County Community Correctional Facility, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (SRS 006855), $60,000.00. 04/01/2010 to 10/22/2011. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Family Reentry Evaluation, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. (415-10-0277), $115,000.00. 07/01/2010 to 12/31/2011. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Wisconsin Department of Correction Technical Assistance, Wisconsin Department of Corrections. (C2632), $339,000.00. 08/01/2010 to 06/30/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Technical Assistance to Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Day Reporting Center, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (CBT Training), $221,600.00. 03/01/2010 to 12/31/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, New Ways to Address Old Problems: Evaluating Ohio's ARRA JAG Reentry Initiatives, Department of Justice. (2009-RA-R01-2369), $300,000.00. 08/01/2010 to 03/31/2013. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Schwartz, John; Smith, Paula, FY2011 ODYS Contract for Services, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (1 AS2040), $496,350.00. 08/31/2010 to 06/30/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Richmond VA Training and Evidence Based Practices, Department of Justice. (PO 20110211086), $33,750.00. 10/01/2010 to 06/30/2011. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Paint Creek Community Based Treatment Center Model, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (SRS 007321), $56,600.00. 01/01/2011 to 12/31/2011. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, RECLAIM Study 2011-2013, Department of Justice. (2009-JJ-SI1-0063), $199,408.00. 01/01/2011 to 09/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Implementing the Integrated Behavioral Treatment Model for California Department of Juvenile Justice, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. (5600001860), $125,000.00. 02/01/2011 to 01/31/2013. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Arizona Risk Assessment Ohio Youth Assessment System (OYAS) Adoption, Arizona Supreme Court. (2011-74), $137,874.00. 05/12/2011 to 07/31/2011. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Schwartz, John; Smith, Paula, ODYS FY 2012 Service Contract, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (2AS2520), $559,350.00. 07/01/2011 to 06/30/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Wisconsin Department of Corrections Technical Assistance and Training Year 2, Wisconsin Department of Corrections. (C3062), $325,000.00. 07/01/2011 to 01/28/2013. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Richmond VA Training and Evidence Based Practices Year 3, Department of Justice. (PD 20120203581), $45,000.00. 07/01/2011 to 06/30/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Humboldt County CA Evidence Based Practices, Department of Justice. (SRS 007818), $79,000.00. 01/01/2012 to 09/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Arizona Youth Assessment System (AZYAS) Enhancements, Department of Justice. (SRS 007875), $9,200.00. 01/01/2012 to 02/29/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Engel, Robin; Latessa, Edward; Sullivan, Christopher; Wooldredge, John, State of Ohio Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Assessment, Department of Justice. (JJ-DMC-5550), $700,000.00. 05/01/2012 to 09/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Corsaro, Nicholas; Engel, Robin; Latessa, Edward, Ohio Crime Science Consortium, Office of Justice Programs. (2010-JG-A0V-V6951), $50,016.00. 04/01/2012 to 12/31/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Schwartz, John; Smith, Paula, FY 2013 ODYS Training and Technical Assistance Contract, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (3AS2930), $534,150.00. 07/11/2012 to 06/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, OCSS Database System, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. (SRS008279), $1,060,000.00. 09/01/2012 to 09/30/2014. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Virginia Beach System Evaluation, Department of Justice. (JPMS-13-0001), $52,134.00. 09/01/2012 to 06/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Wisconsin Training and Technical Assistance Year 3, Wisconsin Department of Corrections. (C3628), $150,000.00. 01/28/2013 to 06/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of Opportunities Industrialization Center Services, Department of Justice. (2011-CZ-BX-0025), $25,066.50. 11/01/2011 to 03/31/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, FY 2013 -14 California Division of Juvenile Justice Technical Assistance Contract, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. (5600003707), $196,500.00. 02/01/2013 to 07/31/2014. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Schwartz, John, FY 2014 ODYS Technical Assistance Contract, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (4AS3050), $463,250.00. 07/01/2013 to 06/30/2014. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Mentoring Best Practices Research: Effectiveness of Juvenile Offender Mentoring Programs on Recidivism, Department of Justice. (2013-JU-FX-0004), $496,165.00. 09/01/2013 to 08/31/2015. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of Norfolk Virginia's Juvenile Offender and Case mangemet and service delivery system., Department of Justice. (PC 000021380), $52,174.00. 12/18/2013 to 06/30/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Development of Cogntive Behavioral Intervention Curriculum, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (14-PA161-2116), $87,000.00. 09/17/2013 to 09/30/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Evaluation of the Frost, Arizona Department of Corrections. (ADC No. 14-079-14 Risk Assessment Validation Study), $38,000.00. 01/01/2014 to 06/30/2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, ODYS Technical Assistance Contract FY 2015, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (4AS3050??), $464,336.00. 07/01/2014 to 06/30/2015. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Mental Illness and Substance Abuse: An Evaluation of a SAMI Case Management Program, Talbert House. (SRS 000253), $50,000.00. 10/01/2006 to 09/30/2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher; Smith, Paula, Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts Program, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (2007-DC-BX-0016), $1,144,833.00. 07/01/2007 to 12/31/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher; Smith, Paula, Cuyahoga County Family Court Evaluation 2008, National Institute of Mental Health. (SRS 005257), $73,080.00. 09/30/2007 to 09/29/2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher; Smith, Paula, Children of Incarcerated Parents: Breaking the Cycle, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. (DRC01-000043443), $150,000.00. 07/01/2007 to 06/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Lowenkamp, Christopher; Smith, Paula, DYS FY 2009 Training and Research Contract, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (DYS FY09), $436,863.00. 07/01/2008 to 06/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Indiana Adult And Juvenile Risk Assessment Tool, Indiana Judicial Center. (SRS 005757), $447,000.00. 05/29/2008 to 06/30/2013. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Technical Assistance to Lucas County CCF, Department of Justice. (SRS 006121), $60,000.00. 03/01/2009 to 06/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Cuyahoga County Family Drug Court 2009, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. (5H79T1017560-04), $37,378.63. 09/30/2008 to 09/29/2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Division of Youth Services 2010 Service Contract, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (0AS1700), $539,100.00. 07/01/2009 to 06/30/2011. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, ODRC ORAS Training and Validation Contract, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. (415-10-0191), $1,862,494.10. 09/01/2009 to 06/30/2015. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Program Evaluation Richmond Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (SRS 006650), $45,000.00. 12/01/2009 to 06/30/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Proposal to Evaluate the Effectiveness of the Effective Practices for Community Supervision (EPICS) Model in Ohio, Department of Justice. (2009-JG-E0R-6699), $105,421.00. 01/01/2010 to 06/30/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Wisconsin Department of Correction Technical Assistance, Wisconsin Department of Corrections. (C2632), $339,000.00. 08/01/2010 to 06/30/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, New Ways to Address Old Problems: Evaluating Ohio's ARRA JAG Reentry Initiatives, Department of Justice. (2009-RA-R01-2369), $300,000.00. 08/01/2010 to 03/31/2013. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Schwartz, John; Smith, Paula, FY2011 ODYS Contract for Services, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (1 AS2040), $496,350.00. 08/31/2010 to 06/30/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Implementing the Integrated Behavioral Treatment Model for California Department of Juvenile Justice, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. (5600001860), $125,000.00. 02/01/2011 to 01/31/2013. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Schwartz, John; Smith, Paula, ODYS FY 2012 Service Contract, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (2AS2520), $559,350.00. 07/01/2011 to 06/30/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Wisconsin Department of Corrections Technical Assistance and Training Year 2, Wisconsin Department of Corrections. (C3062), $325,000.00. 07/01/2011 to 01/28/2013. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Schwartz, John; Smith, Paula, FY 2013 ODYS Training and Technical Assistance Contract, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (3AS2930), $534,150.00. 07/11/2012 to 06/30/2013. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Smith, Paula, Mentoring Best Practices Research: Effectiveness of Juvenile Offender Mentoring Programs on Recidivism, Department of Justice. (2013-JU-FX-0004), $496,165.00. 09/01/2013 to 08/31/2016. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Corsaro, Nicholas; Engel, Robin; Latessa, Edward, Ohio Crime Consortium Year 3 BJA Award number 2013-DB-BX-0044, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (2013-G-E0R-6953), $361,748.60. 07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward; Sullivan, Christopher, Implementation of Risk Assessment and Youth Outcomes; A Multi-Method Study Spanning the Juvenile Justice System, Department of Justice. (2014-MU-FX-0006), $910,045.00. 01/01/2015 to 12/31/2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, FY 2015 Integrated Behavioral Treatment Model, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. (5600004861), $70,000.00. 08/01/2014 to 06/30/2015. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, Second Chance Act Two Phase Adult Reentry Demonstration Program: Planning and Implementation, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (Family Epics), $631,842.00. 01/01/2015 to 12/31/2016. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, FY 2016 Wisconsin Technical Assistance, Wisconsin Department of Corrections. (Wisconsin DOC/Contract 5085), $312,000.00. 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2016. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Latessa, Edward; Sullivan, Christopher, OJJDP FY 2015 Research on JJ Reform: A Micro and Macro-Level Assessment of Juvenile Justice Placement Reform in Ohio , Department of Justice. (2015-JF-FX-0064), $247,090.00. 10/01/2015 to 09/30/2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, FY 2016 DYS Technical Assistance Contract, Ohio Department of Youth Services. (FY16 Tech Assist), $506,148.00. 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2016. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Latessa, Edward, ODRC Feasibility Study of Developing a Substance Abuse Recovery Prison, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. (435-16-2210), $35,000.00. 02/01/2016 to 06/30/2016. Status: Active.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Lowenkamp, C., Hubband, D., Makarios, M., & Latessa, E. (2009). A quasi-experimental evaluation of thinking for a change a real world application . Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36 (2), 137-146.
  • Cullen, F., Latessa, E., & Myer, A. (2009). Eight lessons learned from moneyball: The high cost of ignoring evidence-based corrections . Victim and Offenders Journal of Evidence-Based Policies and Practices, 4, 197-213.
  • Cullen, F., Smith, P., Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2009). Nothing works revisited: Deconstructing Farabee’s rethinking rehabilitation. Victim and Offenders Journal of Evidence-Based Policies AndPractices, 4 (101-123).
  • Listwan, S., Jonson, C., Cullen, F., & Latessa, E. (2008). Cracks in the penal harm movement: evidence from the field . Criminology and Public Policy, 7 (3), 423-465.
  • Lowenkamp, C., Lemke, R., & Latessa, E. (2008). The development and validation of a pretrial screening tool . Federal Probation, 72 (3), 1-9.
  • Brusman Lovins, L., Lowenkamp, C.T., Latessa, E.J., & Smith P. (2007). Application of the risk principle to female offenders. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 23 (4), 383-398.
  • Shaffer, D., Listwan, S., Latessa, E.J., & Lowenkamp, C. (2007). Examining the differential impact of drug court services by court type: Findings from Ohio . Drug Court Review, 6 (1).
  • Bechtel, K., Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2007). Assessing the risk of re-offending for juvenile offenders using the youthful level of service/case management inventory . Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 45 (3/4), 85-108.
  • Flores, T., Lowenkamp, C.T., Smith, P., & Latessa, E. (2006). Validating the Level of Service Inventory-Revised (LSI-R) on a sample of federal probationers. Federal Probation, 70 (2).
  • Lowenkamp, C., Latessa, E., & Holsinger, A. (2006). The risk principle in action: What we have learned from 13,676 offenders and 97 correctional programs. Crime and Delinquency, 52 (1), 1 - 17.
  • Holsinger, A., Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2006). Exploring the validity of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised with Native American offenders. Journal of Criminal Justice, 34 (3), 331 - 337.
  • Holsinger, A., Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2006). Predicting institutional misconduct using the Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 30(2), 267-284.
  • Lowenkamp, C,T., Latessa, E., & Smith, P. (2006). Does correctional program quality really matter? The impact of adhering to the principles of effective intervention. Criminology & Public Policy, 5 (3), 575 - 594.
  • Latessa, E., & Lowenkamp, C. (2006). What works in reducing recidivism. St. Thomas Law Journal, 3 (3), 521 - 535.
  • Flores, A., Lowenkamp, C., Holsinger, A., & Latessa, E. (2006). Predicting outcome with the Level of Service Inventory-Revised: The importance of implementation integrity. Journal of Criminal Justice, 34 (5), 523-529.
  • Listwan, S., Cullen, F., & Latessa, E. (2006). How to prevent prisoner re-entry programs from failing: Insights from evidence-based corrections. Federal Probation, 70 (3), 19 - 25.
  • Lowenkamp, C., Pealer, J., Smith, P., & Latessa, E. (2006). Adhering to the risk and need principles: Does it matter for supervision-based programs?. Federal Probation, 70 (3).
  • Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2005). Increasing the effectiveness of correctional programming through the risk principle: Identifying offenders for residential placement. Criminology and Public Policy, 2 (4), 263 - 290.
  • Flores, A., Russell, A., Latessa, E., & Travis, L. (2005). Evidence of professionalism or quackery: Measuring practitioner awareness of risk/need factors and effective treatment strategies. Federal Probation, 69 (2), 9 - 14.
  • Lowenkamp, C., Holsinger, A., & Latessa, E. (2005). Are drug courts effective?: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Community Correction, 15 (1).
  • Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2005). Developing successful reentry programs: lessons learned from "What works" research. Corrections Today, April.
  • Latessa, E., Glick, B., & Pealer, J. (2005). Revitalizing Louisiana's juvenile justice system. Juvenile Justice Update, 11 (2), 5 - 11.
  • Latessa, E., & Lowenkamp, C. (2005). The role of offender risk assessment tools and how to select them. For the Record (fourth Quarter).
  • Latessa, E., & Lowenkamp, C. (2005). What are criminogenic needs and why are they important. For the Record (fourth Quarter).
  • Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2005). Developing successful reentry programs: Lessons learned from the "What Works" research. Corrections Today, April.
  • Latessa, E.J., Glick, B., & Pealer, J. (2005). Revitalizing Louisiana's juvenile justice system: A final clarification. Juvenile Justice Update, 11 (2), 5-11.
  • Lowenkamp, C.T., Latessa, E.J., & Holsinger, A. (2004). Empirical evidence on the importance of training and experience in using the Level of Service Inventory-Revised. Topics in Community Corrections.
  • Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2004). Understanding the risk principle: How and why correctional interventions can harm low-risk offenders. Topics in Community Corrections.
  • Pealer, J., & Latessa, E. (2004). Changing the management system in a youth facility: The effectiveness of the Youth Care System in a Louisiana Juvenile Institution. Juvenile Justice Update, 10 (1).
  • Shaffer, D.K., Listwan, S.J., & Latessa, E. (2004). The effectiveness of Ohio's drug courts. Ohio Corrections Research Compendium, Vol II. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Columbus, OH..
  • Lowenkamp, C., Latessa, E., & Holsinger, A. (2004). Empirical evidence on importance of training and experience in using the Level of Service Inventory-Revised. Topics in Community Corrections, National Institute of Corrections, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington D.C..
  • Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2004). Understanding the risk principle: how and why correctional interventions can harm low-risk offenders. Topics in Community Corrections, National Institute of Corrections, Department of Justice, Washington D.C..
  • Pealer, J., & Latessa, E. (2004). Changing the management system in a youth facility: the effectiveness of youth care system in Louisiana juvenile institution. Juvenile Justice Update, 10 (1).
  • Shaffer, D., Shelley, J., & Latessa, E. (2004). The effectiveness of Ohio's drug courts. Ohio Corrections Research Compendium. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Columbus, OH, 2.
  • Gendreau, P., Latessa, E., & Cullen, F. (2004). A comment on Shearer's what doesn't work in the "What Works" approach. Texas Journal of Corrections, 2, 6 - 15.
  • Lowenkamp, C., Holsinger, A., Brusman-Lovins, L., & Latessa, E. (2004). Assessing the inter-rater agreement of the Level of Service Inventory Revised. Federal Probation, 68 (3), 34 - 38.
  • Holsinger, A., Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2004). Validating the LSI-R on a sample of jail inmates. Journal of Offender Monitoring, 17 (1).
  • Latessa, E.J. (2004). Best practices of classification & assessment. Journal of Community Corrections, 12 (2).
  • Latessa, E.J. (2004). The challenge of change: Correctional programs and evidenced-based practices. Criminology & Public Policy, 3 (4), 547 - 559.
  • Pealer, J., & Latessa, E. (2004). Applying the principles of effective intervention to juvenile correctional programs. Corrections Today, 66 (7), 26 - 29.
  • Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2004). Residential community corrections and the risk principle: Lessons learned from Ohio. Ohio Corrections Research Compendium, Vol. II., Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Columbus, OH.
  • Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2004). Investigating the relationship between program integrity and correctional program effectiveness. Ohio Corrections Research Compendium, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Columbus, OH, 2.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2004). Homelessness and reincarceration: Editorial introduction. Criminology and Public Policy, 3 (2).
  • Listwan-Johnson, S., Sundt, J., Holsinger, A., & Latessa, E. (2003). The effect of drug court programming on recidivism: The Cincinnati experience. Crime and Delinquency, 49 (3), 389-411.
  • Holsinger, A., Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2003). Ethnicity, gender, and the Level of Service Inventory - Revised. Journal of Criminal Justice, 31 (4), 309-320.
  • Listwan, S., Shaffer, D., & Latessa, E. (2002). Drug courts and treatment: Fad or the real deal?. Offender Programs Report, 6 (2).
  • Pealer, J., & Latessa, E. (2002). The effectiveness of a prison-based therapeutic community in reducing arrest and incarceration. Ohio Corrections Research Compendium, 1.
  • Latessa, E., & Pealer, J. (2002). Examining program integrity: Measuring program quality over time - examples from 3 RSTAT programs. Offender Substance Abuse Report, 2 (5).
  • Lowenkamp, C., & Latessa, E. (2002). Assessing female offenders: Prediction versus explanation. Women, Girls, and Criminal Justice, 3 (4).
  • Listwan, S., Shaffer, D., & Latessa, E. (2002). The drug court movement: Recommendations for improvements. Corrections Today, 64 (5), 52-56.
  • Latessa, E., Cullen, F., & Gendreau, P. (2002). Correctional quackery: Professionalism and the possibility of effective treatment. Federal Probation, 66 (2), 43-49.
  • Lowenkamp, C., Holsinger, A., & Latessa, E. (2001). Risk/need assessment, offender classification, and the role of childhood abuse. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 28 (5), 543-563.
  • King, W., Holmes, S., Henderson, M., & Latessa, E. (2001). The community corrections partnership: Examining the long-term effects of youth participation in an Afrocentric diversion program. Crime and Delinquency, 47 (4), 558-572.
  • Fulton, B., Hubbard, D., & Latessa, E. (2001). Making the next step: Using evaluability assessment to improve correctional programming. The Prison Journal, 81 (4), 454-472.
  • Goldsmith, J., & Latessa, E. (2001). Coerced treatment of addictions in the criminal justice system. Psychiatric Annals, 31 (11).
  • Holsinger, A., & Latessa, E. (2001). Practitioner's guide to understanding the basis of assessing offender risk. Federal Probation, 65 (1), 46.
  • Holsinger, A., Lurigio, A., & Latessa, E. (2001). Practitioner's guide to understanding offender risk assessment. Federal Probation, 65 (1).
  • Pratt, T., Holsinger, & Latessa, E. (2000). Treating the chronic DUI offender: 'Turning point' ten years later. Journal of Criminal Justice, 28 (4).
  • Latessa, E.J. (2000). Incorporating electronic monitoring into the principles of effective intervention. The Journal of Offender Monitoring, 13 (4).
  • Johnson, S., Shaffer, D., & Latessa, E. (2000). A comparison of male and female drug court participants. Corrections Compendium, 25 (6), 1 - 22.
  • Applegate, B., Tuner, M., Sanborn, J., Latessa, E., & Moon, M. M. (2000). Individualization, criminalization, or probation resolution: A factorial survey of juvenile court judge's decisions to incarcerate felony youth. Justice Quarterly, 17 (2), 309-331.
  • Johnson, S., Hubbard, D., & Latessa, E. (2000). Drug courts and treatment: Lessons to be learned from the what works literature. Corrections Management Quarterly, 4 (4), 70-77.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2000). Incorporating electronic monitoring into the principles of effective intervention. Offender Programs Report, 4.
  • Jones, D., Johnson, S., Latessa, E., & Travis, L. (1999). Case classification in community corrections: preliminary findings from a national survey. Topics in Community Corrections. National Institute of Corrections, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C..
  • Latessa, E.J. (1999). Classifying and assessing offenders: understanding the criminal mind. Corrections Today, 61 (1).
  • Holsinger, A., & Latessa, E. (1999). An empirical evaluation of a sanction continuum: Pathways through the juvenile justice system. Journal of Criminal Justice, 27 (2), 155-172.
  • Latessa, E.J. (1999). What works in correctional intervention. Southern Illinois University Law Journal, 23, 415-425.
  • Jones, D.A., Johnson, S., Latessa, E.J., & Travis, L. (1999). Case classification in community corrections: Preliminary findings from a national survey. Topics in Corrections.
  • Latessa, E.J. (1999). Classifying & assessing offenders: Understanding the criminal mind. Corrections Today, 61 (1).
  • Latessa, E., & Holsinger, A. (1998). The importance of evaluating correctional programs: Assessing outcome and quality. Corrections Management Quarterly, 2 (4), 22-29.
  • Latessa, E.J. (1998). A summary of ICCA's "What Works with Substance Abusers" research conference. The ICCA Journal, 6 (March) (8).
  • Applegate, B., Langworthy, R., & Latessa, E. (1997). Factors associated with chronic drunk driver treatment success: The turning point project. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 24 (3/4), 19-34.
  • Moon, M., Applegate, B., & Latessa, E. (1997). RECLAIM Ohio: A politically viable alternative to treating youthful felony offenders. Crime and Delinquency, 43 (4), 438-456.
  • Fulton, B., Stichman, A., Travis, L., & Latessa, E. (1997). Moderating officer attitudes to achieve desired outcomes. Prison Journal, 77 (3), 295-312.
  • Fulton, B., Latessa, E., Stichman, A., & Travis, L. (1997). The state of ISP: Research and policy implications. Federal Probation, 61 (4), 65-75.
  • Fulton, B., Latessa, E., Stichman, A., Travis, L., Corbett Jr., R., & Harris, M. (1997). A review of research for practitioners. Federal Probation, 61 (4), 65.
  • Moon, M., Applegate, B., & Latessa, E. (1996). Diverting youth from incarceration: A summary of the pilot phrase of RECLAIM Ohio. Journal of Juvenile Justice and Detention Services, 11 (1).
  • Langworthy, R., & Latessa, E. (1996). Treatment of drunk drivers: A four year follow-up of the turning point project. Journal of Criminal Justice, 24 (3).
  • Wooldredge, J., Hartman, J., Latessa, E., & Holmes, S. (1994). Effectiveness of culturally-specific community treatment for African-American juvenile felons. Crime and Delinquency, 40 (4).
  • Moon, M., & Latessa, E. (1994). Drug treatment in adult probation: An evaluation of an outpatient and acupuncture program. Evaluation and Program Planning, 17 (2).
  • Latessa, E., & Allen, H. (1993). Parole effectiveness in the United States: A critique. Chitty & apos;s Law Journal, 41 (1 & 2).
  • Clear, T., & Latessa, E. (1993). Probation officer roles in intensive supervision: Surveillance versus treatment. Justice Quarterly, 10 (3).
  • Cullen, F., Latessa, E., Kopache, R., Lombardo, L., & Burton, V. (1993). Prison warden's job satisfaction. Prison Journal, 73 (2).
  • Langworthy, R., & Latessa, E. (1993). Treatment of chronic drunk drivers: The turning point project. Journal of Criminal Justice, 21 (3).
  • Cullen, F., Latessa, E., Burton, V., & Lombardo, L. (1993). The correctional orientation of prison wardens: Is the rehabilitative ideal supported?. Criminology, 31 (1).
  • Latessa, E., & Moon, M. (1992). The effectiveness of acupuncture in an outpatient drug treatment program. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 8 (4).
  • Burton, V., Latessa, E., & Barker, T. (1992). The role of probation officers: An examination of statutory requirements. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 8 (4).
  • Wooldredge, J., Cullen, F., & Latessa, E. (1992). Research note: Victimization in the workplace: A test of routine activities theory. Justice Quarterly, 9 (2).
  • Latessa, E., & Travis, L. (1991). Halfway house or probation: A comparison of alternative dispositions. Journal of Crime and Justice, 14 (1).
  • Latessa, E.J. (1991). Graduate programs in criminology and criminal justice: What are our needs?. The Criminologist, 16 (1).
  • Latessa, E.J. (1990). President's message: The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and JCJE: Origins and aspirations. Journal of Criminal Justice and Education, 1 (1).
  • Cullen, F. T., Latessa, E. J., & Bryne, J. (1990). Scandal and reform in intercollegiate athletics: Implications from a National Survey of Head Football Coaches. The Journal of Higher Education, 61 (1).
  • Travis, L., Latessa, E., & Oldenick, R. (1989). The utilization of technology in correctional institutions. Federal Probation, 53 (3).
  • Langworthy, R., & Latessa, E. (1989). Criminal justice education: A national assessment. Justice Professional, 4 (2).
  • Latessa, E., & Goodman, S. (1989). Alcoholic offenders - intensive program shows promise. Corrections Today, 49 (2).
  • Latessa, E., Travis, L., & Cullen, F. (1988). Public support for mandatory drug-alcohol testing in the workplace. Crime and Delinquency, 34 (4).
  • Latessa, E., & Travis, L. (1988). The effects of intensive supervision with alcoholic offenders. Journal of Offender Counseling, Services and Rehabilitation, 12 (2).
  • Latessa, E., & Vito, G. (1988). The effects of intensive supervision with shock probationers. Journal of Criminal Justice, 16 (4), 319 - 330.
  • Allen, H., Latessa, E., & Vito, G. (1987). Corrections in the year 2000 A.D. revisited. Corrections Today, 49 (2).
  • Latessa, E., & Travis, L. (1987). Citizen crime prevention: Problems and prospectives in reducing crime. Journal of Security Administration, 10 (1).
  • Noonan, S., & Latessa, E. (1987). Intensive probation: An examination of recidivism and social adjustment. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 12 (1).
  • Colley, L., Culbertson, R., & Latessa, E. (1987). Juvenile probation officers: A job analysis. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 38 (3).
  • Colley, L., Culbertson, R., & Latessa, E. (1986). Probation officer task analysis: Rural-urban differences. Federal Probation, 50 (2).
  • Latessa, E.J. (1986). The cost effectiveness of intensive supervision. Federal Probation, 50 (2).
  • Lawrence, T., Latessa, E., & Vito, G. (1985). Agenda building in criminal justice: The case of determinate sentencing. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 10 (1).
  • Travis, L., Latessa, E., & Vito, G. (1985). Private enterprise in institutional corrections: A call for caution. Federal Probation, 49 (4).
  • Travis, L., & Latessa, E. (1985). The role of private enterprise in institutional corrections. Urban Resources, 2 (4).
  • Wilson, G., Cullen, F., Latessa, E., & Wills, J. (1985). State intervention and victimless crimes: A study of police attitudes. Journal of Police Science and Administration, 13 (1).
  • Travis, L., & Latessa, E. (1984). A summary of parole rules - thirteen years later: Revisited thirteen years later. Journal of Criminal Justice, 12 (6).
  • Latessa, E.J. (1984). The paradox of control: Parole supervision of youthful offenders. Contemporary Sociology, 13 (4), 444 - 445.
  • Latessa, E., Travis, L., & Allen, H. (1983). Volunteers and paraprofessionals in parole: Current practices. Journal of Offender Counseling, Services and Rehabilitation, 8 (2).
  • Latessa, E., & Allen, H. (1982). Halfway houses and parole: A national assessment. Journal of Criminal Justice, 10 (2).
  • Allen, H., & Latessa, E. (1981). Corrections in America, 2000 A.D.. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 2 (1).
  • Latessa, E., & Allen, H. (1980). Using citizens to prevent crime: An example of deterrence and community involvement. Journal of Police Science and Administration, 8 (1).
  • Latessa, E., Allen, H., & Carlson, E. (1979). Paraprofessionals in probation: A synthesis of management issues and outcome studies. Journal of Offender Counseling, Services and Rehabilitation, 4 (2).
  • Vito, G., & Latessa, E. (1979). Cost analysis in probation research: An evaluation synthesis. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 1 (3).
  • Latessa, E., Parks, E., Allen, H., & Carlson, E. (1979). Specialized supervision in probation: Implications, research and issues. Prison Journal, 59 (2).
  • Ness, B., & Latessa, E. (1979). Gifted children and self-teaching techniques. The Directive Teacher, 2 (1).
  • Cullen, F.T., Smith, P., Lowenkamp, C.T., & Latessa, E. (2009). Nothing works revisited: Deconstructing Farabee's rethinking rehabilitation. Victim and Offenders Journal of Evidence-ased Policies and Practices, 4 (2).
  • Cullen, F.T., Myer, A.J., & Latessa, E. (2009). Eight lessons learned from Moneyball: The high cost of ignoring evidence-based corrections. Victim and Offenders Journal of Evidence-Based Policies and Practices, 4 (2).
  • Lovins, B., Lowenkamp, C.T., & Latessa, E. (2009). Applying the risk principle to sex offenders: Can treatment make some sex offenders worse?. The Prison Journal, 89 (3).
  • Lowenkamp, C.T., Lovins, B., & Latessa, E. (2009). Validating the Level of Service Inventory-Revised and the Level of Service Inventory: Screening version with a sample of probationers. The Prison Journal, 89 (2).
  • Latessa, E.J. (2010). Outcomes among drug court participants: Does drug of choice matter?. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2009). Applying the risk principle to sex offenders: Can treatment make some sex offenders worse?. The Prison Journal, 89 (3).
  • Latessa, E.J. (2009). Validating the level of service inventory-revised and the level of service inventory: Screening version with a sample of probationers. The Prison Journal, 89 (2).
  • Latessa, E.J. (2009). Can 14,737 women by wrong? A meta-analysis of the LSI-R and recidivism for female offenders. Criminology & Public Policy, 8 (1).
  • Edward Latessa (2012). Why Work is Important and How to Improve the Effectiveness of Correctional Reentry Programs that Target Employment. . Criminology and Public Policy, 11, 87-91.
  • Edward Latess (2011). (In Press). Why the Risk and Needs Principles are Relevant to Correctional Programs (event to employment programs). . Criminology and Public Policy, 10, 973-977.
  • Edward Latessa (2011). (In Press). The Coproduction of Outcomes: An Integrated Assessment of Youth and Program Effects on Recidivism. . Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 9, 191-206.
  • Edward Latessa (2012). The Importance of Ecological Context for Correctional Rehabilitation Programs: Understanding the Micro-and Macro-Level Dimensions of Successful Offender Treatment. . Justice Quarterly., 29 (2), 1-24.
  • Edward Latessa (2012). (In Press). The Future of Community Corrections is Now: Stop Dreaming and Take Action. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 28, 42-59.
  • Wright, K. A., Pratt, T. C., Lowenkamp, C. T., & Latessa, E. J. (2013). The systemic model of crime and institutional efficacy: an analysis of the social context of offender reintegration.. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 57 (1), 92-111.
  • Shaffer, D. K., Hartman, J. L., Listwan, S. J., Howell, T., & Latessa, E. J. (2011). Outcomes among drug court participants: does drug of choice matter?. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 55 (1), 155-74.

Published Books

  • Latessa, E.J. (2007). Corrections in the Community. Lexus-Nexus.
  • Latessa, E., & Smith, P. (2007). Corrections in the Community, 4th Ed. Cincinnati: Lexus-Nexus.
  • Allen, H., Latessa, E., Simonsen, C., & Ponder, B. (2006). Corrections in America (11th Edition). Prentice Hall.
  • Latessa, E., & Holsinger, A. (2005). Correctional Contexts (3rd edition). Los Angeles: Roxbury.
  • Allen, H., Simonsen, C., & Latessa, E. (2003). Corrections in America (10th edition). Prentice Hall.
  • Latessa, E., & Allen, H. (2003). Corrections in the community (3rd Edition). Cincinnati: Anderson Publishing.
  • Holsinger, A., Latessa, E., Marquart, J., & Sorenson, J. (2001). Correctional contexts: contemporary and classical readings (2nd Edition). Los Angeles, CA: Roxbury Publishers.
  • Latessa, E., & Allen, H. (1999). Corrections in the community (2nd Edition). Cincinnati: Anderson Publishing.
  • Latessa, E.J. (1999). What Works Strategic solutions: International Community Corrections Association Examines Substance Abuse. Lanham, MD: American Correctional Association.
  • Vito, G., & Latessa, E. (1989). Statistical Applications in Criminal Justice . Beverly Hills: Sage Publications.
  • Vito, G., Wilson, D., & Latessa, E. (1988). Research Methods in Criminal Justice. Springfield, IL: Charles Thomas.
  • Allen, H., Esckridge, C., Latessa, E., & Vito, G. (1985). Probation & Parole in America. New York: Free Press.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2010). Corrections in America. Prentice Hall.
  • Edward Latessa (2012). (In Press). Corrections in America, 13th Edition. Prentice Hall.

Book Chapters

  • Pealer, J., & Latessa, E. (2006). Cognitive Behavior Programs and interventions: What Works with At-Risk Youth. In B. Glick (Eds.), Technology transfer: A case study in implementing the principles of effective intervention Kingston, NJ: Civics Research Institute.
  • Lovins, B., & Latessa, E. (2006). Cognitive Behavior Programs and Interventions: What Works with At-Risk Youth. In B. Glick (Eds.), Cognitive behavioral interventions for youthful offenders Kingston, NJ: Civics Research Institute.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2004). State of Crime and Justice in Ohio. From theory into practice: What works in reducing recidivism Office of Criminal Justice Services, Columbus.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2002). Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice. Probation and parole supervision New York: Macmillan.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2002). Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment. In Levinson, D. (Eds.), Split sentences Beverly Hills: Sage.
  • Latessa, E.J. (1996). Community Corrections in America: New Directions and Sounder Investments for Persons with Mental Illness and Codisorders. In Lurigio, A. (Eds.), Offenders with mentally illness on probation supervision Washington D.C.: The National Coalition for Mentally and Substance Abuse Health Care in the Justice System.
  • Latessa, E.J. (1996). Encyclopedia of American Prisons. Technology in prisons New York: Garland Publishing.
  • Haas, S., & Latessa, E. (1995). Intermediate Sanctions: Sentencing in the 90s. In Smykla, J. O.; W. L. Selke (Eds.), Intensive supervision in a rural county: diversion and outcome Cincinnati: Anderson.
  • Wooldredge, J., Cullen, F., & Latessa, E. (1995). Campus Crime. In Sloan, J.; B. Fisher (Eds.), Predicting the likelihood of faculty victimization: individual demographics and routine activities Springfield, IL: Charles Thomas.
  • Wooldredge, J., Cullen, F., & Latessa, E. (1995). Campus crime: legal, social and policy perspectives. In Fisher,B.S.; Sloan III,J.H. (Eds.), Individual demographics versus routine activities: Predicting the likelihood of faculty victimization (pp.103-122). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.
  • Latessa, E., & Gordon, J. (1994). Community-Based Corrections: Innovative Trends and Specialized Strategies. In Fields, C. B. (Eds.), Examining the factors related to success or failure with felony probationers: A study of intensive supervision New York: Garland Press.
  • Latessa, E., & Travis, L. (1992). Smart sentencing. The Emergence of Intermediate Sanctions. In Byrne, J. M.; A. J. Lurigio, J. Petersilia (Eds.), Residential community-correctional programs Beverly Hills: Sage.
  • Vito, G., Wilson, D., & Latessa, E. (1990). The Death Penalty in America: Current Research. In Byrne, J. M.; A. J. Lurigio; Petersilia, J. (Eds.), Comparison of the dead: Attitudes and outcomes of Furman convicted death row inmates in Kentucky and Ohio Cincinnati: Anderson.
  • Latessa, E.J. (1987). Intermediate Punishments: Intensive Supervision, Home Confinement and Electronic Surveillance. In McCarthy, B. (Eds.), The effectiveness of intensive supervision with high risk probationers Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Latessa, E.J. (1985). Probation, Parole and Community Corrections: Emerging Issues. In Travis, L. F. (Eds.), Community corrections as diversion Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press.
  • Latessa, E., Travis, L., & Wilson, G. (1984). Juvenile Justice Policy: Analyzing Trends and Outcomes. In Decker, S. (Eds.), Juvenile diversion: Factors related to diversion decision making and outcome Beverly Hills: Sage.
  • Latessa, E.J. (1983). Corrections: An Issues Approach, 2nd edition. In Travis, L.F.; M. Schwartz: T. Clear (Eds.), Community supervision: Research, trends and innovations Cincinnati: Anderson.
  • Latessa, E.J. (1980). Criminal Justice Research: New Models and Findings. In Price, B.; P. Baunach (Eds.), Intensive diversion unit: An evaluation Beverly Hills: Sage.
  • Latessa, E., & Moon, M. Components of effective substance abuse programs: the correctional practitioners guide. In Weekes, J. (Eds.), A practitioner's guide to evaluation research ACA Press.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2009). The effectiveness of juvenile cognitive behavioral and family oriented interventions: A meta analysis. Cognitive behavior interventions with at-risk youth Civics Research Institute.

Additional Publications

Review

  • Jackson, Patrick (1984). (Rev. of The Paradox of Control: Parole Supervision of Youthful Offenders). Contemporary Sociology..
  • Trester, Harold (1983). (Rev. of Supervising the Offender). Criminal Justice Review..
  • Goldkamp (1980). (Rev. of Two Classes of Accused: A Study of Bail and Detention in American Justice). Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology..

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Latessa, E. (2005). What works in offender assessment International Seminar on Community Corrections- China Dept. of Ministry, Dialin City, China.
  • Latessa, E. (2003). The principles of effective correctional intervention: Results and lessons from Ohio American Probation and Parole Association, Cleveland, OH.
  • Latessa, E. (2002). What works for youthful offenders National Council on Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Boston, MA.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2002). Improving residential correctional programs Texas House of Corrections Interim Committee , Austin, TX.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2002). What works in correctional intervention? American Correctional Association Annual Summer Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2001). What works in correctional intervention? New York State Division of Probation and Correctional Alternatives Centennial Conference Plenary Session, Albany, NY.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2001). Strategies that work with high risk youth Seventh Annual Symposium on Youth Gangs and Delinquency. Boys and Girls Club of America, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2001). Evaluating drug courts - treatment effectiveness Indiana Association of Drug Court Professionals, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2001). What works in correctional intervention? Indiana Conference on Building Case Management Programs for the New Millennium, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2001). Effective research based approaches to the provision of services to youthful offenders Illinois Youth Collaborative Network, Springfield, IL.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2001). What works in correctional intervention Annual Advanced International Symposium on Addictive Disorders and Behavioral Health, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2000). Key note: What works in corrections New Directions in Corrections National Training and Symposium, Austin, TX.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2000). Effective interventions with offenders National Institute of Corrections, Montgomery County, TX.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2000). What works for juvenile offenders Sponsored by Truthought Inc., LaCrosse, WI.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2000). Juveniles - what works? Minnesota District Judges Association, Brainerd, MN.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2000). What works in substance abuse treatment? Idaho Judicial Conference, Sun Valley, ID.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2000). Offender risk reduction U.S. Deputy Wardens Association Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Latessa, E. J. (2000). The principles of effective intervention Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Community Justice and Assistance Division, Austin, TX.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Keynote: What works! Texas Association of Residential Service Providers, Corpus Christi, TX.
  • Latessa, E. J. Keynote: What works in correctional intervention Kansas Correctional Association Annual Meeting, Topeka, KS.
  • Latessa, E. J. Effective interventions with youthful offenders Keynote address at the National Association of Peer Group Agencies, Duluth, MN.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Promoting effective community corrections programs John Howard Society and the International Community Corrections Association, Moncton, Canada.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Keynote: Risk management for offenders Indiana Department of Corrections, French Lick, IN.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Exploring risk factors that lead to recidivism Center for Advancement of Research, Training and Education, Loyola University, Chicago, IL.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Effective community corrections programs Canadian Training Institute, Toronto, CA.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). What works in correctional intervention Oklahoma Department of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Evaluating correctional education programs Annual Correctional Education Conference, Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Developing effective treatment interventions: Partnerships that work. But why Maryland Correctional Administration Association Annual Conference, Ocean City, MD.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). What works with juvenile offenders Red Wing Correctional Facility's Annual Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). What works with intensive supervision Minnesota Department of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Beyond watermelon thumping: Using research based tools for classification and resource allocation Ohio Court and Correctional Services Association Spring Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). What works in correctional intervention General Session to the Kansas Association of Court Services Officers Annual Meeting.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Examining what works in correctional intervention: using the correctional program assessment inventory to measure program assessment inventory to measure program integrtiy Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Community Justice Division, Austin, TX.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Classification and assessment of offenders American Probation and Parole Association, Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Examining what works in correctional intervention: using the correctional program assessment inventory to measure program integrity Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Project, University of Maryland.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). "What works" in correctional intervention: Examining the quality of programs for juvenile offenders Presentation to Minnesotans for Improved Juvenile Justice.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). "What works" in correctional programming: Effective intervention with high-risk offenders Idaho Department of Corrections, Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Effective intervention with offenders Maine Department of Corrections, Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Measuring program quality. Intervening with the drug-impacted offenders Idaho Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Bureau of Recovery Services.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Classifying the youthful offender: Introduction to the youthful level of inventory service Conducted for the Senior Staff of the Ohio Department of Youth Services.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Classification and assessment in probation Conducted for the Illinois Administrative Office of the Court.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). What works with offenders? Conducted for the Tennessee Community Corrections Association, Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Developing performance-based measures for probation Conducted for the Cuyahoga County Adult Probation Department, Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Using the correctional program assessment inventory to improve programs International Community Corrections Association, Newport, RI.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). What works with juvenile offenders Conducted for the New York Division of Youth Services.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Evaluating the effectiveness of juvenile justice programs Ohio Juvenile Crime Summit, Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Youth Services.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Model evaluations in community corrections Michigan Division of Community Corrections Annual Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Measuring quality: using the correctional program assessment inventory to examine program integrity American Probation and Parole Association, Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Restorative justice and the "What Works" literature American Probation and Parole Association, Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). What works with intensive supervision Missouri Department of Probation and Parole.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). What works and what doesn't in correctional intervention New Jersey Corrections Association.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). What works in correctional intervention Illinois Probation and Court Services Association Annual Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). What works in corrections Plenary Session for the New York Corrections and Youth Services Association, Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Developing and sustaining law-enforcement-corrections partnerships The National Symposium on Law Enforcement-Corrections Partnerships, Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1996). Effective intervention with high risk offenders National Institute of Corrections, Longmont, CO.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). Effective intervention with high risk offenders National Institute of Corrections, Longmont, CO.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1999). Effective intervention with high risk offenders National Institiute of Corrections, Longmont, CO.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). What works in correctional intervention Keynote: Wisconsin Department of Corrections, Division of Community Corrections Management, Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1998). A fork in the road: build more prisons or develop new strategies to deal with offenders Southern Illinois University School of Law and Public Policy Institute.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1997). Using day reporting as a supervision tool American probation and parole association, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1997). Does my program work? Evaluating and assessing community corrections programs American Probation and Parole Association, Boston, MA.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1997). What works in correctional intervention? Montana Correctional Association, Deer Lodge, MT.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1997). Using the correctional program assessment inventory to design programs that work Illinois Administrative Office of the Courts, Chicago and Springfield, IL.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1997). Designing programs that work Barnstable Probation Department, Hyannis, MA.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1997). Alternative sanctions - an appraisal of what's available and what works American Judicature Society: A National Symposium on Sentencing.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1997). Measuring outcome: What works? Ohio Judicial Conference: A judicial Response to the Addicted and Abusing Offender.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1997). What works in community corrections: Designing and implementing high quality programs Texas Department of Criminal Justice's Community Justice Assistance Division Annual Conference, closing address.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1996). Forming partnerships in correctional research: Evaluation of the use of the balanced approach to intensive supervision Building A Safer Society: The Annual Conference on Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1996). Selecting and managing evaluations National Drug Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1996). Evaluation research in a managed care environment Ohio Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1996). Using the correctional program assessment inventory to improve treatment porgrams Ohio Alcohol and Drug Addictions Services Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1996). Making classification and evaluation research work for your community corrections agency American Probation and Parole Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1996). Effective intervention with high risk offenders U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1996). Senate bill 2 in Ohio Ohio Association of Pretrial Service Agencies.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1996). What works in correctional treatment Corrections Territorial Meeting of the Salvation Army.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1995). The correctional program assessment inventory: A useful tool for program design Volunteers of America Corrections Caucus.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1995). The carrot or the club: Treatment methods which change attitudes and behavior American Correctional Association Annual Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1995). Affordable evaluation design International Association of Residential Community Alternatives, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Latessa, E. J. Changing offender behavior through effective interventions National Institute of Corrections, New York City (NY); Kansas City (MO); Vancouver (Canada); Atlanta (GA).
  • Latessa, E. J. (1995). Public protection through offender risk management International Community Corrections Association and the National Institute of Corrections, Madison (WI); Seattle, Norfolk, Portland (Maine and Oregon); Mobile, Lansing, Boston (MA); Cherry Hill (NJ); Columbus, San Juan (Puerto Rico); St Cloud (MN); Minneapolis, Ft. Lauderdale, Boise, Indianapolis, Tulsa, Topeka, Austin, Des Monies; West Virginia; Washington D.C.; Sacramento, Butte, Richmond, Boulder, Hartford, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Honolulu, San Diego, Tampa, Columbus (IN).
  • Latessa, E. J. (1995). Evaluating community corrections programs Arizona Probation Conference, Tucson, AZ.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1995). Drug court evaluation... What works? National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1994). Applied evaluation research for community-based correctional programs American Probation and Parole Association, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1995). Case classification and assessment of community corrections American Probation and Parole Association, Portland, OR.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1994). The community corrections partnership: A model for diverting African-American male delinquents using a culturally specific treatment approach American Probation and Parole Association Winter Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1994). What are risk factors for violence? Children's Defense Fund's Annual Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1993). Drug assessment in corrections Drug testing in community corrections: Tracking & treating the drug offender. Ohio Community Corrections Association Annual Meeting.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1993). Practical implications of research Ohio Court and Correctional Services Association Winter Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1989). Corrections in the 1990's Tennessee Corrections Association Winter Conference.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1989). Probation in the 1990's Indiana Judicial Center, Keynote speaker.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1988). Intensive supervision in the 1980's Indiana Judicial Center.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1988). Implications of technological changes on corrections Private Corrections Conference, Co-sponsored by Council of State Governments and Eastern Kentucky State University.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1988). Management technologies for the future National Academy of Corrections, U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections, Longmont, CO.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1987). Planning the institution of the future - What form will it take? American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Justice Conference: Back to the Basics, Strategies for the 21st Century.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1987). Intensive supervision: Preparing staff for change Eastern Kentucky State University, College of Law Enforcement.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1983). Grantsmanship Cincinnati Health Department, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1982). Proposal development: Locating and securing funds in the 1980's Criminal Justice Program, One-Day-Month-Series, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Latessa, E. J. (1981). Offender assessment and the presentence investigation Criminal Justice Program, One-Day-Month-Series, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2003). What works in correctional programming Major Session, American Correctional Association, Nashville, TN.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2002). Characteristics of programs that work in juvenile justice. Plenary Session to the Judicial Council of California, Administrative Office of the Courts, Berkeley, CA.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2002). Improving residential correctional programs testimony to the Texas House Corrections Inerim Committee, Austin, TX.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2002). What works in correction intervention? Major Session at the American Correctional Association Annual Summer Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2001). What works in correctional intervention? New York State Division of Probation and Correctional Alternatives Centennial Conference Plenary Session, Albany, NY.
  • Latessa, E.J. (2001). Strategies that work with high risk youth Seventh Annual Symposium on Youth Gangs and Delinquency, Boys and Girls Club of America, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Latessa, E. (2008). Do the principles of effective treatment predict termination status from adult residential correctional programs American Society of Criminology, St. Louis.
  • Latessa, E. (2008). The predictive ability of low self control on recidivism American Society of Criminology, St. Louis.
  • Latessa, E. (2008). examining the predictive validity of the youth level of service case management inventory for native youth American Society of Criminology, St. Louis.
  • Latessa, E. (2008). Comparing the psychometric properties of the LSI-R, wisconsin and a newly devised risk/need assessment American Society of Criminology, St. Louis.

Paper Presentations

  • I have presented over 130 papers at criminal justice and related professional meetings.
  • Edward Latessa (11/18/2011). Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice. American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.
  • Edward Latessa (11/16/2011). A Tale of Two Agencies: A Review of Evidence Based Practices in Two Juvenile Probation Depts. . American Society of Criminology. , Washington, DC.
  • Edward Latessa (11/17/2011). Reviewing the Evidence: A Review of Evidence Based Programs in CrimeSolutions.gov. American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.
  • Edward Latessa (11/17/2011). BJA-GMU-UML Risk Needs Simulation Tool. American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.
  • Edward Latessa (11/18/2011). Implementing Rish Assessment Instruments: Examining the Inter-rater Reliability of 3rd and 4th Generation Risk Assessments. American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.
  • Edward Latessa (11/18/2011). Evaluating Methods: New Techniques for Old Problems. American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.
  • Edward Latessa (11/19/2011). More Evidence that Targeting the Right Offenders for Treatment Matters. American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.
  • Edward Latessa (03/14/2011). Rethinking the Juvenile in Juvenile Justice. Isaac M. Wise Temple Critical Topics Series, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Edward Latessa (12-2011). What Works in Offender Reentry. Cincinnati Reentry Coalition, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Edward Latessa (07/18/2011). Examining Criminal Conduct Individually and Programmatically. XXXII International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Berlin, Germany.
  • Edward Latessa (03/16/2012). Sustaining Evidence-BAsed Corrections: A Discussion on Implementation, Treatment, and Quality Assurance Issues of EBP in Correctional Settings. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, New York, NY.
  • Edward Latessa (03/16/2012). Validity, Reliability, and Other Issues in the Measurement of Criminological Risk and Needs. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, New York, NY.
  • Edward Latessa (02/27/2010). Assessment the Risk and Needs of Prison Inmates. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.
  • Edward Latessa (02/27/2010). Examinnig the Impact of Drug Court Participants For Moderate and High Risk Offenders. Academy Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.
  • Edward Latessa (12/05/2011). What Works and What Doesn't in Reducing Recidivism: Some Lessons Learned from Evaluating Correctional Programs. National Forum on Reentry and Recidivism. , Washington, DC.
  • Edward Latessa (10/06/2011). What Works and What Doesn't Work in Reducing Recidivism: Applying the Principles of Effective Intervention to Offender Reentry. Kentucky Parole Board, Frankfort, KY.
  • Edward Latessa (04/18/2011). What works in Corrections and Rehabilitation Promoting Community Safety and Prevention. Violence Conference-Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  • Edward Latessa (10/20/2011). What Works in Offender Reentry. The Rutgers University Evidence-Based Initiative for Justice Policies and Practices, Newark.
  • Edward Latessa (09/11/2011). Designing and Implementing an Effective Sex Offender Treatment Program from Prison to the Community. International Community Corrections Association, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Edward Latessa (03/17/2011). What Works in Offender Reentry. Lucas County Reentry Coalition, Toledo, OH.

Honors & Awards

  • The August Vollmer Award, American Society of Criminology, 2004. recognizes a criminologist whose research scholarship has contributed to justice or to treatment or prevention of criminal or delinquent behavior, either through single outstanding work, a series of theoretical or research contributions, or on the accumulated contributions by a senior scholar..
  • The Simon Dinitz Criminal Justice Research Award, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, 2002.
  • Margaret Mead Award, International Community Corrections Association, 2001. for dedicated services to the causes of social justice and humanitarian advancement .
  • Peter P. Lejins Award, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 1999. for corrections research.
  • Academy Fellow Award, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 1998.
  • Simon Dinitz Award, Ohio Community Corrections Organization, 1994.
  • Founders Award, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 1992.
  • Distinguished Scholar, Albany State College, 1981.
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, 1979.
  • Who's Who in the Midwest, 1985.
  • Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, 1987. 1st Edition.
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, National Juvenile Justice, 2007. In recognition of significant and continuing contributions to the juvenile justice field of knowledge as a result of outstanding research efforts.

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 1989 to Present, Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1980 to 1984, Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1984 to 1989, Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1979 to 1980, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL.
  • 1985 to Present, Department then Division Head, Division of Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1982 to 1985, Program Coordinator, Criminal Justice Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1981 to 1982, Graduate Director, Criminal Justice Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1978 to 1979, Assistant Director, Program for the Study of Crime & Delinquency, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  • 2006 to Present, Member of the Public Safety Performance , Pew Charitable Trusts.
  • 2005 to Present, Academic Advisory Board, American Association of Community Justice Professionals.
  • 2005 to Present, Commissioner, American Correctional Association.

Service

  • Commissioner National Commission on Correctional Certification, American Correction Association, 2005 to Present
  • American Society of Criminology Executive Counselor, Division of Corrections and Sentencing, 2003
  • President, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 1989 to 1990
  • Vice President, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 1987 to 1989
  • Trustee-at-Large, Executive Board Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 1985 to 1988
  • Secretary - Treasurer Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 1982 to 1984
  • American Association of Community Justice Professionals Academic Advisory Board, 2005 to Present
  • International Community Corrections Association Research Conference Chair, "What works in community corrections" research conference - critical issues in substance abuse, 1997
  • Member, Ohio Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Board 2000 to Present
  • Member, Ohio Violence Prevention Center Advisory Council 1998
  • Member, American Correctional Association Council on Professional Education, 1998
  • Member, American Correctional Association Research Council , 1999 to Present
  • Member, American Correctional Association Student Committee, 2004 to Present
  • Committee Chair, American Correctional Association Corrections Compendium Advisory Board, 1999 to Present
  • Member, American Probation and Parole Association Issues, Positions, and Resolutions Committee, 1997 to 1998
  • Member, Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services Uniform Measures Task Force, 1993 to 1995
  • Member, American Corrections Association Program Coordinating Council , 1995 to 1998
  • Committee Chair, American Society of Criminology Statewide Policy Committee, 1995 to 1996
  • Committee Chair, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Strategic Planning Committee , 1991 to 1992
  • Member, National Conference on Corrections and Higher Education. Sponsored by the Training Resource Center, Department of Correctional Services Eastern Kentucky State University Program Committee, , 1990 to 1991
  • Committee Chair, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Nominations and Elections Committee , 1990
  • Committee Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences National Office Site Selection Committee , 1986 to 1987
  • Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Academic Review Committee, 1988 to 1992
  • Member, American Probation and Parole Association Planning Committee, 1988
  • Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences International Site Selection Committee, 1986 to 1987
  • Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Budget, Finance & Audit Committee, 1986 to 1992
  • Committee Chair, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Editor Selection Committee, 1988
  • Committee Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Site Selection Committee, 1988 to 1991
  • Committee Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Publications Committee, 1983 to 1984
  • Committee Chair, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Publications Committee, 1986 to 1987
  • Committee Chair, American Society of Criminology Site Selection Committee, 1981 to 1983
  • Committee Member, American Society of Criminology Site Selection Committee, 1980 to 1981
  • Committee Member, American Society of Criminology Membership Committee, 1980 to 1981
  • Victim and Offenders Journal of Evidence-Based Policies and Practices Guest Editor, 2008
  • Member, Pew Charitable Trusts Public Safety Performance Project Research Working Group,, 2006 to 2008
  • Member, Hamilton County Criminal Justice Commission Program Evaluation and Development Standing Committee, 2007
  • International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Criminal Justice Advisory Board , 2005 to Present
  • Editorial Board Member, The Prison Journal
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Crime and Justice
  • Editorial Board Member, Corrections Compendium
  • Editorial Board Member, The American Journal of Criminal Justice
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice
  • Editorial Board Member, Justice Quarterly
  • Reviewer for American Journal of Criminal Justice, Corrections Compendium, Corrections Management Quarterly, Crime and Delinquency, Crime and Justice Research, Criminal Justice Studies, Criminology, Criminology and Public Policy, Critical Journal of Crime, Law, and Society, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Crime and Justice, Journal of Drug Issues, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, National Institute of Justice (grant applications), National Science Foundation, Social Problems, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (grant applications), Sociological Focus, The Justice Professional, and Urban Resources

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences,
  • American Association of University Professors,
  • American Corrections Association,
  • American Probation and Parole Association,
  • American Society of Criminology,
  • Association for Correctional Research and Information Management,
  • International Community Corrections Association,
  • Midwestern Criminal Justice Association,
  • Ohio Association of Pretrial Services Agencies,
  • Ohio Community Corrections Organization,
  • Ohio Correctional & Court Services Association,
  • Academic Program Reviews, University of Maryland University College, University of Missouri St. Louis, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of South Florida, (doctoral program), University of Memphis (graduate program), University of Louisville (graduate program), Washington State University (graduate program), Northern Kentucky University (undergraduate program), Ferris State University (graduate program), Wayne State University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, St. Thomas University, Canada (undergraduate program)
  • 2006, Consultant, San Bernardino County Probation
  • 2006, Consultant, Logan County Juvenile Court
  • 2005, Consultant, Oregon Youth Authority
  • 2004, Consultant, Sacramento County Probation Department
  • 2004, Consultant, San Mateo County Probation Department
  • 2003, Consultant, Maryland Department of Public Safety
  • 2003, Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Corrections
  • 2003, Consultant, North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • 2002, Consultant, Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs
  • 2002, Consultant, Tennessee Department of Corrections (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 2002, Consultant, Georgia Department of Correction
  • 2002, Consultant, Maine Department of Corrections (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 2001, Consultant, Iowa Department of Corrections (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 2001, Consultant, Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 2001, Consultant, Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • 2001, Consultant, Ramsey County (MN) Department of Community Corrections (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 2001, Consultant, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
  • 2001, Consultant, Alaska Department of Corrections (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 2001, Consultant, Fredericksburg, Virginia Drug Court
  • 2000, Consultant, Bartholomew County, Indiana, (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 2000, Consultant, Adams County, Colorado, (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 2000, Consultant, Oklahoma Department of Corrections
  • 2000, Consultant, Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs (through Development Services Group)
  • 2000, Consultant, University of Virgina Division of Prevention Research, Department of Psychiatric Medicine, project to develop evaluation design for the Department of Juvenile Justice Sex Offender Treatment Program
  • 2000, Consultant, Fulton County, Georgia, Juvenile Court
  • 2000, Consultant, LaGrange, Georgia Juvenile Court
  • 2000, Consultant, West Virginia Department of Education
  • 2000, Consultant, San Diego Adult Probation Department, (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 2000, Consultant, Hawaii Division of Youth Services (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 1999, Consultant, Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA)
  • 1999, Consultant, New Directions Inc. Oklahoma City, OK
  • 1999, Consultant, New Jersey Department of Corrections (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 1999, Consultant, Idaho Department of Corrections
  • 1999, Consultant, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
  • 1999, Consultant, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Community Justice Bureau, (through the National Institute of Justice)
  • 1998 to 1999 ,Consultant, Indiana Department of Corrections, Community Corrections Division
  • 1999, Consultant, Oklahoma Department of Corrections (through Johnson, Bassin & Shaw, Inc.)
  • 1998, Consultant, Mahoning County Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board
  • 1998, Constultant, Washington Correctional Center for Females, Gig Harbor, WA, (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 1998, Consultant, Marion County (Salem, Oregon) Department of Corrections, (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 1998, Consultant, Community Corrections Corp. Rose Land, New Jersey
  • 1998, Consultant, Ohio Department of Youth Services
  • 1997, Consultant, Montgomery County Juvenile Court (through the Office of Criminal Justice Services)
  • 1997 to 1998 ,Consultant, Community Solutions, Inc. Hartford, CT
  • 1997 to 1998 ,Consultant, Pathfinder House, Lima, OH (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 1998, Consultant, Lucas County, Ohio Juvenile Court
  • 1997 to 1998 ,Consultant, Coshocton County, Ohio Juvenile Court
  • 1998, Consultant, Harbor House, Salvation Army, Chicago, IL
  • 1997, Consultant, Clermont County, Ohio Juvenile Court
  • 1997, Consultant, Oklahoma Department of Corrections, (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 1997, Consultant, Grant Peer Review Panelist (through the National Institute of Justice)
  • 1997, Consultant, Barnstable Probation Department (through the National Institute of Corrections), Hyannis, MA
  • 1997, Consultant, Butler County, Ohio Juvenile Court
  • 1997, Consultant, Genesee County Criminal Justice Advisory Council, Batavia, NY (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 1996 to 1998 ,Consultant, New York State Division for Youth, (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 1996 to 2000 ,Consultant, North Dakota Department of Corrections, (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 1996, Consultant, Athens County, Ohio Community Corrections Board
  • 1995, Consultant, Trumbull County, Ohio Juvenile Court
  • 1995, Consultant, Kentucky Department of Youth Services, (through the National Institute of Corrections)
  • 1995, Consultant, Volunteers of America - Delaware Valley, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1994, Consultant, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, Development of a National Criminal Justice Research Center
  • 1993 to 1997 ,Consultant, Franklin County, Ohio Adult Probation Department
  • 1991 to 1992 ,Consultant, Hamilton County, Ohio Office of Education, Court Ordered Mandatory Parenting Project
  • 1992 to 1994 ,Consultant, Montgomery County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas. Automated Drug Offender Management Project
  • 1991 to 1992 ,Consultant, Montgomery County, Ohio Chemical Offender Project
  • 1989 to 1998 ,Consultant, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Adult Probation Department
  • 1989 to 1990 ,Consultant, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Juvenile Probation Department
  • 1989 to 1998 ,Consultant, Clermont County, Ohio Adult Probation Department
  • 1988 to 1998 ,Consultant, Turning Point Program, Cincinnati, OH, Talbert House, Inc.
  • 1988, Consultant, National Academy of Corrections, U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
  • 1987 to 1988 ,Consultant, Intensive Probation Supervision Project, State of Tennessee (contracted through J. Walker Fox, Inc.)
  • 1985 to 1994 ,Consultant, Montgomery County, Ohio Adult Probation Department
  • 1978 to 2000 ,Consultant, Lucas County, Ohio Adult Probation Department
  • 1981 to 1987 ,Consultant, Greater Cincinnati Pretrial Project, Inc. Cincinnati, OH
  • 1981, Consultant, The Juvenile Liaison Program. The Citizens' Committee on Youth, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1979 to 1980 ,Consultant, Directive Teaching Instructional Management Systems Project, Faculty for Exceptional Childrn, College of Education, Ohio State University
  • 1980, Consultant, Alabama Board of Pardons and Parole, Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1978, Consultant, Investigation of Competency Based Curriculum with Giften Primary Children. College of Education, Ohio State University
  • 1975 to 1976 ,Consultant, Center for Educational Innovation, Columbus, Ohio
  • 2011, Member, . Office of Justice Programs Science Advisory Board subcommittee on the Bureau of Justice Assistance.
  • 05-2011, Named Graduate Fellow, . University of Cincinnati.

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Justice Statistics
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Probation, Parole and Community Treatment
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Juvenile Justice System
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Juvenile Offender
    Level: Undergraduate
    Comments:
  • Criminology
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Correctional Institutions
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Introduction to Corrections
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Community-Based Corrections
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Psychology of Crime and Justice
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Career Criminals
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Organizational Theory
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Correctional Practices
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Research Methods
    Level: Graduate

  • Applied Statistics
    Level: Graduate

  • Data Analysis in Criminal Justice
    Level: Graduate

  • Halfway House Management
    Level: Graduate

  • Budgeting and Fiscal Policy
    Level: Graduate

  • Comprehensive Planning in Criminal Justice
    Level: Graduate

  • Computer Utilization in Criminal Justice
    Level: Graduate

  • Community-Based Corrections
    Level: Graduate